This fascinating panel worked with twisted stitches and bobbles gives the impression of a hailstorm, but maintains stylistic beauty.
To make a beanie-sized hat, use a DK-weight yarn on smaller needles.
Errata: In odd rows 41 and on, it said, “k14, work chart, k to end of round. It now says, “k to chart, work chart, k to end of round.” Ah, copy-pasting problems! :)